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Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Aziz Ansari to appear at NY Comedy Festival

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Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Bill Maher, and Aziz Ansari are among the comedians who will bring laughs to this year’s New York Comedy Festival. The city’s most historic venues, including Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, and the Apollo Theater, will be booming with laughter from Nov. 7-11.

Kevin Hart’s return to the festival will put him in a select group of comic legends — including Bob Hope, George Burns, and Eddie Izzard — to headline at Madison Square Garden. “I can’t even find the words to describe what I’m feeling right now!,” Hart said in a press release. “I’m honored to join a group of comedians that will go down in history because of their performances at The Garden! God is good!”

Adam Carolla, Patton Oswalt, Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Artie Lange and Brian Regan will complete the all-star line-up.

For ticket information, visit www.nycomedyfestival.com.

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Hell hath no fury...: Adam Carolla re-ignites 'Are women funny?' debate

“Oh my gosh, did you know women can be funny too?” has been the ongoing epiphany of the past year, thanks to the stars and writers of Bridesmaids, New Girl and HBO’s Girls. But lately comedian Adam Carolla has seemed determined to stir the pot on the subject a bit more, declaring women less funny than men. Either that or he’s searching for easy publicity for his new book, No Taco Bell Material.

It started with a New York Post story published on Saturday, in which the former Man Show host was asked if he hates working with women. He responded, “No. But they make you hire a certain number of chicks, and they’re always the least funny on the writing staff. The reason why you know more funny dudes than funny chicks is that dudes are funnier than chicks.” READ FULL STORY

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